Configuring SMTP for email or mobile phone
text message notification
You must have an
SMTP-compliant email system such as a POP3 mail server to receive
alert notification messages using the SMTP notification method.
To configure the SMTP email or mobile phone
On the navigation bar,
Click the Active Alerts
Under Notification Tasks
in the task pane, click Configure
email and pagers.
Click the SMTP
Configuration tab and select the appropriate options as
Select this check box to activate the notification method.
SMTP mail server
Type the name of an SMTP mail server on which you have a valid
user account. Backup Exec will not check the server name or the
email address for validity.
Defaults to a standard SMTP port. In most cases, the default
should not have to be changed.
The sender's name. Spaces and special characters are allowed
Sender email address
Type the email address of the user from whom the notification
message will be sent. The email address should contain a name that
identifies the user to the mail server, followed by an at sign (@)
and the host name and domain name of the mail server. For example,
For a mobile phone: type the number of the mobile phone in email
address format. For example: firstname.lastname@example.org. Check with
the mobile service provider for the correct email address for text
Enable SMTP Authentication
Select this check box to enable SMTP authentication, which logs
the sender in to the mail server prior to sending the SMTP
For SMTP authentication to work properly, anonymous access and
TLS encryption must be disabled on the Exchange server.
SMTP server login
The login name of the sender on the SMTP mail server.
The sender's password on the SMTP mail server. Make sure you
provide a confirmation password. Backup Exec will not check the
server name or the email address for validity.